History & Biography Book Group, The Daughters of Kobani by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
This book group will discuss this book and meet on the night Gayle Lemmon is giving an author talk by Zoom. BECAUSE OF LEMMON’S SCHEDULE, THE JULY MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED TO THURSDAY, JULY 15TH. WE HAVE COPIES OF THE BOOK AT THE LIBRARY.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is the author of NYT bestsellers one of which, Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield is being made into a major motion picture at Universal.
The Daughters of Kobani is the story of what ISIS has left in its wake: the most far-reaching experiment in women’s equality in the least likely place in the world brought to you by women who battled ISIS town by town, street by street since 2013. These women served with America’s ground forces in the struggle to defeat the Islamic State.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. She has held leadership roles in emerging technology and national security firms. For a decade she covered politics for ABC News. She is a frequent speaker on national security topics and appeared regularly on MSNBC, CNN, PBS and NPR. Her written work has appeared in major periodicals.